Office Holiday Parties

The week before Christmas is here, meaning it’s time for the one of the worst parts about the holiday season: office parties. This week marks two of our festivities, one of them being a potluck and an office door decorating contest held earlier today. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’ve heard that a lot of […]

‘Tis the Season

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that? – Bob Hope The beginning of December marks my favorite time of year. With three weeks to go until Christmas Eve, I am passing the time […]

Let Them Eat Turkey

With Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, it’s only right that we take a second to remember how it all began, and everything we have to look forward to come November 28. Apart from just the food. Although the “first” Thanksgiving was held in 1621, it was not until 1863 when President Abe Lincoln declared […]

How It Feels to be Loved

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous. – Elizabeth Gilbert I’ve been in love two times in my life. Three serious relationships, two where I truly loved my significant other. The first time I fell in love, I was fourteen. […]

The Ugly Christmas Sweater

It’s official. Halloween is over. And although I haven’t taken down my decorations quite yet, it’s time for me to move on. And while I could start the countdown to America Overeats Day Thanksgiving, I’ll instead look forward to bigger and better and merrier things. CHRISTMAS. ‘Nuff said. This story starts with a young and […]